Prudential Brings Financial Literacy And Wealth Building To MegaFest


  Prudential brings financial empowerment to the 2013 MegaFest Expo. The panel discussions will feature financial experts and budget coaches who will explain how to eliminate debt, save more, invest wisely and increase nest egg for retirement.
The Prudential booth will also feature a state of the art photo booth to capture individual and family photos that can be shared immediately through social media, email and text messages, and a kids’ corner equipped with bean bag chairs, crayons, coloring books and special give-a-ways kids are sure to enjoy.

Prudential is also hosting a local financial education workshop led by financial professionals to local Dallas area residents to help provide one-on-one financial education.


Featured panelists include:

Michael Davis, senior vice president of Prudential Retirement and head of stable value

Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliché, author and personal finance blogger

Ryan Mack, financial advisor and president of Optimum Institute of Economic Empowerment, Inc.

Michelle Singletary, Washington Post’s nationally syndicated personal finance columnist and personal finance advisor

Dr. Rev. DeForest "Buster" Soaries – pastor of First Baptist of Lincoln Gardens in Somerset, NJ and founder of dfree®

Sharon Epperson, CNBC’s senior commodities and personal finance correspondent (panel moderator)


The Blueprint: Faith, Family and Your Finances

Friday, August 30, 2013

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Dallas Convention Center, Main Stage

650 South Griffith St., Dallas, TX

On Twitter: Follow at #PruAAFE or #MegaFest

Family Expo Prudential Booth No. 513

Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Friday, August 30, 2013 - 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday, August 31, 2013 – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Dallas Convention Center, 650 South Griffith St., Dallas, TX

Riding the Recession: Understanding How to Cultivate Your Wealth

Saturday, August 31, 2013

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Southwest Center Mall – Community Room

3663 West Camp Wisdom Road, Dallas, TX


Prudential’s latest study, the African American Financial Experience, is part of a series of research focused on learning more about the financial practices and literacy of diverse markets. Using the insights from the research, Prudential partners with community-based organizations to offer relevant and actionable financial information and provide the community with access to financial advisors who offer personalized advice on how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits.

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), a financial services leader with more than $1 trillion of assets under management as of June 30, 2013, has operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Prudential’s diverse and talented employees are committed to helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth through a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds and investment management. In the U.S., Prudential’s iconic Rock symbol has stood for strength, stability, expertise and innovation for more than a century. For more information, please visit

MegaFest has welcomed more than 700,000 attendees since its inception in 2004. Past speakers and performers have included Aretha Franklin, Steve Harvey, Dave Ramsey and UniverSoul Circus. This is the first time MegaFest will be hosted in Dallas. For more information and to register for MegaFest please visit

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